Frances Allen

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Denny's

Frances Allen is responsible for the marketing direction of the company, including the development and execution of Denny's marketing strategies and initiatives, brand positioning, advertising campaigns and menu development. Allen joined the company in July, 2010, bringing a wealth of more than 25 years of experience in consumer branding. Prior to joining Denny's, Ms. Allen previously served as Brand Marketing Officer for Dunkin' Donuts USA and held senior positions with Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, Pepsi and Frito Lay. In 2009, she was named BrandWeek's "Marketer of the Year".